Fishing and tide times for:

North Plainfield 🇺🇸

Timezone: America/New_York
Local Time: Mon, 23 May 13:33
Coordinates: 40.63 ,-74.427
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 12:54 pm. Today we have 14:41 hours of daylight. For shallow water fishing the twilight periods are often the most productive fishing times, especially on days when a major or minor time will coincide with twilight. In low light conditions predators have better cover for their ambush and often hunt in shallow water.
  • Nautical Twilight begins:
    04:22 am
    Sunrise:
    05:34 am
  • Sunset:
    08:15 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    09:27 pm
  • Moonrise:
    02:29 am
  • Moonset:
    01:25 pm
  • Moon over:
    07:57 am
  • Moon under:
    08:10 pm
  • Visibility:
    40%
  • Third Quarter Moon Third Quarter Moon
Next New Moon in 6 days on 30th May
  • Distance to earth:
    375,822 km
    Proximity:
    70.1 %
We can compare the current moon distance to it's minimum and maximum distance from earth and express that as proximity. A high proximity means the moon is closer to earth. At 50% it would be at it's mean distance. A high proximity causes big tides, currents and has a direct effect on increased bite times. A proximity greater than 90% indicates a super moon.
Moon Phases for North Plainfield
Last Quarter: Sun, 22 May - 02:44 pm
New Moon: Mon, 30 May - 07:32 am
Full Moon: Tue, 14 Jun - 07:52 am
Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
  • average Day
/> 12 1 2 3 4 5 AM 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 PM 7 8 9 10 11
Best fishing times:
  • minor Time:
    01:29 am - 03:29 am
  • major Time:
    06:57 am - 08:57 am
  • minor Time:
    12:25 pm - 02:25 pm
  • major Time:
    07:10 pm - 09:10 pm

All times are displayed in the America/New_York timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is -4 hours. Green and yellow areas indicate the best fishing times (major and minor). Blue areas indicate high and low tides. The center shows the current moon phase which is a Third Quarter Moon at 40% lumination. According to the Solunar Theory, today is a average day for fishing, but you need to cross check this with the current weather forecast for a final decision. Today some bite times coincide with sunrise or sunset. Those will be particularly good times for fishing and are indicated by sun icons. Currently we have a minor fishing time. The next best fishing time ( ) starts in 5 hours and 36 minutes. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Mon, 23 May
Tide Clock
H I G H T I D E L O W T I D E 5 4 3 2 1 5 4 3 2 1
The Tideclock displays the tide status and the hours until the next tide. Currently the tide is rising and the next high tide is in 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Tide Graph
03:12 am 10:07 am 03:55 pm 10:37 pm AM PM 6.17 ft 0.26 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
high 03:12 am 6.17 ft
low 10:07 am 0.26 ft
high 03:55 pm 5.77 ft
low 10:37 pm 0.98 ft

Tide Coefficient at 03:12 am is 120
Tide Coefficient at 03:55 pm is 107

For fishing, stronger tides are often favourable as they cause stronger currents and more motion on the sea bed. The above tidal coefficients give us an indication of how strong the tides are compared to their average. A value over 90 indicates very strong tides, known as spring tides. A low value indicates weak tides, known as neap tides. The tidal coefficient can range from 20 to 120 with a mean value of 70. A higher number usually indicates better fishing.
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7 Day Fishing Weather
The weather plays an important role in fishing. Wind strenght and direction often determine where you can fish and where fish might be holding. Although high pressure is usually good for fishing, steep pressure changes often trigger feeding frenzies and are great times for fishing. Of course temperature has also a strong effect on fishing and comfort on the water. So make sure to cross check the weather forecast with the solunar fishing times to determine the best times to go fishing. The graph below shows you the 3 hourly weather progression over the next 7 days. Scroll the graph left or right to see more.
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Mon, 23 May
06:57 am - 08:57 am
07:10 pm - 09:10 pm
01:29 am - 03:29 am
12:25 pm - 02:25 pm
R: 05:34 am
S: 08:15 pm
R: 02:29 am
S: 01:25 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 03:12 am , 6.17 ft , Coeff: 120
low: 10:07 am , 0.26 ft
high: 03:55 pm , 5.77 ft , Coeff: 107
low: 10:37 pm , 0.98 ft
Tue, 24 May
07:43 am - 09:43 am
07:55 pm - 09:55 pm
01:54 am - 03:54 am
01:32 pm - 03:32 pm
R: 05:33 am
S: 08:16 pm
R: 02:54 am
S: 02:32 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 04:11 am , 5.91 ft , Coeff: 111
low: 11:04 am , 0.23 ft
high: 04:54 pm , 5.94 ft , Coeff: 113
low: 11:38 pm , 0.82 ft
Wed, 25 May
08:28 am - 10:28 am
08:39 pm - 10:39 pm
02:18 am - 04:18 am
02:38 pm - 04:38 pm
R: 05:33 am
S: 08:17 pm
R: 03:18 am
S: 03:38 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 05:10 am , 5.74 ft , Coeff: 106
low: 11:54 am , 0.2 ft
high: 05:50 pm , 6.17 ft , Coeff: 120
Thu, 26 May
09:10 am - 11:10 am
09:21 pm - 11:21 pm
02:40 am - 04:40 am
03:41 pm - 05:41 pm
R: 05:32 am
S: 08:18 pm
R: 03:40 am
S: 04:41 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
low: 12:32 am , 0.62 ft
high: 06:07 am , 5.68 ft , Coeff: 104
low: 12:39 pm , 0.16 ft
high: 06:40 pm , 6.43 ft , Coeff: 129
Fri, 27 May
09:53 am - 11:53 am
10:05 pm - 12:05 am
03:02 am - 05:02 am
04:45 pm - 06:45 pm
R: 05:31 am
S: 08:18 pm
R: 04:02 am
S: 05:45 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
low: 01:21 am , 0.43 ft
high: 06:59 am , 5.64 ft , Coeff: 103
low: 01:22 pm , 0.2 ft
high: 07:25 pm , 6.63 ft , Coeff: 135
Sat, 28 May
10:37 am - 12:37 pm
10:51 pm - 12:51 am
03:26 am - 05:26 am
05:48 pm - 07:48 pm
R: 05:31 am
S: 08:19 pm
R: 04:26 am
S: 06:48 pm
moon image
New Moon
low: 02:08 am , 0.3 ft
high: 07:46 am , 5.64 ft , Coeff: 103
low: 02:03 pm , 0.26 ft
high: 08:05 pm , 6.76 ft , Coeff: 139
Sun, 29 May
11:22 am - 01:22 pm
11:06 pm - 01:06 am
03:54 am - 05:54 am
06:51 pm - 08:51 pm
R: 05:30 am
S: 08:20 pm
R: 04:54 am
S: 07:51 pm
moon image
New Moon
low: 02:53 am , 0.16 ft
high: 08:29 am , 5.61 ft , Coeff: 102
low: 02:44 pm , 0.36 ft
high: 08:43 pm , 6.79 ft , Coeff: 140
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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North Plainfield is a populated place in US with an estimated population of 21936 and an average elevation of 39 meters above sea level, located in the America/New_York timezone.

Best Fishing Spots in the greater North Plainfield area

Beaches and Bays are ideal places for land-based fishing. If the beach is shallow and the water is clear then twilight times are usually the best times, especially when they coincide with a major or minor fishing time. Often the points on either side of a beach are the best spots. Or if the beach is large then look for irregularities in the breaking waves, indicating sandbanks and holes. We found 1 beaches and bays in this area.

Campbells Pond Dam - 16km

Harbours and Marinas can often times be productive fishing spots for land based fishing as their sheltered environment attracts a wide variety of bait fish. Similar to river mouths, harbour entrances are also great places to fish as lots of fish will move in and out with the rising and falling tides. There are 1 main harbours in this area.

Port Atlantic Marina - 20km

We found a total of 61 potential fishing spots nearby North Plainfield. Below you can find them organized on a map. Points, Headlands, Reefs, Islands, Channels, etc can all be productive fishing spots. As these are user submitted spots, there might be some errors in the exact location. You also need to cross check local fishing regulations. Some of the spots might be in or around marine reserves or other locations that cannot be fished. If you click on a location marker it will bring up some details and a quick link to google search, satellite maps and fishing times. Tip: Click/Tap on a new area to load more fishing spots.

Best Lake - 2km , Watchung Lake Dam - 2km , Cedar Brook Lake - 4km , Seeleys Pond Dam - 5km , Middlesex Milling Dam - 7km , Surprise Lake Dam - 7km , Shackamaxon Dam - 7km , Echo Lake - 9km , Lake Nelson Dam - 10km , Creighton Lake Dam - 10km , Bloodgoods Pond Dam - 11km , Middlesex Reservoir Dam - 11km , Milton Lake Dam - 11km , Roosevelt Park Dam - 11km , Jacksons Pond Dam - 12km , East Branch Reservoir Dam - 12km , Briant Park Dam - 12km , Chatham Bridge - 13km , Robinson Pond (historical) - 14km , Canoe Brook Reservoir Number 2 - 14km , John A Lynch Senior Memorial Bridge - 14km , Landing Lane Bridge - 14km , Johnsons Pond (historical) - 14km , Mount Kemble Lake Dam - 15km , Van Dorans Mill Dam - 15km , Donald Goodkind Bridge - 15km , Lower Chatham Bridge - 15km , Albany Street Bridge - 15km , Canoe Brook Reservoir Number 1 - 15km , Morris Goodkind Bridge - 15km , Black Ditch - 16km , Campbells Pond Dam - 16km , Basilone Bridge - 16km , Westons Mill Pond Dam - 16km , Martins Creek - 16km , Canoe Brook Dam - 16km , Butler Pond - 17km , Governor Alfred E Driscoll Bridge - 17km , Thomas A Edison Bridge - 17km , Whitney Pond - 17km , Clancy Island - 17km , Victory Bridge - 18km , Spooky Brook Dam - 18km , South Pond - 18km , Marsh Point - 18km , Crab Island - 18km , North Pond - 18km , Washington Canal - 19km , Washington Corner Dam - 19km , Ledells Pond - 19km , Outerbridge Crossing - 19km , Sandy Point - 19km , Orange Reservoir Dam - 19km , Ploughshare Point - 19km , Smoking Point - 19km , Cooks Bridge - 20km , Port Atlantic Marina - 20km , Pocahontas Dam - 20km , Farrington Dam - 20km , Sunrise Lake Dam - 20km , Ferry Point - 20km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near North Plainfield
New Brunswick, Woodbridge Creek, Keasbey, Rahway River, Washington Canal
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